MElanie Balakit

Digital producer, USA Today network


Metrics, SEO and audience engagement.

I work in a team that optimizes content to reach digital audiences for nearly 40 newspapers in the USA Today network.

Before this, I covered K-12 education for The Tennessean. Fun fact: Parents thanked me for live tweeting school board meetings.

Proud AAJA member and #Terp graduate.

Volunteer dog walker, beginner zoukera and leche flan master.

Maryland native, Nashville transplant.